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Sony BDP-S4500

Sony BDP-S4500
alaScore 97

343 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 343 reviews of Sony BDP-S4500. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other DVD Players for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other DVD Players the Sony BDP-S4500 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 97/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: S21 (s21.com)

Sony BDP-S4500 review

 

The BDP-S4500 is Sony's cheapest 3D Blu-Ray player for 2015. It also includes support for Smart TV via an ethernet cable, although there's no Wi-Fi option.

The Sony BDP-S4500 adds 3D capability to the entry-level BDP-S1500. You should choose this option f you want to watch 3D disks - otherwise the BDP-S1500 is the cheaper option. Note that neither of these models supports Wi-Fi connectivity.

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: Danny Phillips (trustedreviews.com)

Sony BDP-S4500

 

The BDP-S4500 is third in Sony's Blu-ray player pecking order behind the top-end BDP-S6500 and BDP-S5500, the latter earning glowing praise in our recent review. It lacks the headline features found on the top two models, such as Wi-Fi, 4K upscaling...

Good range of internet apps ; Fast, attractive operating system ; Plays FLAC and MKV via network

Lacks Wi-Fi ; Lightweight build

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Sony BDP-S4500 review

 

This Sony Blu-ray player is a remarkable performer, and at this price, a steal...

Solid, expressive colours ; Sharp, crisp picture ; Smooth motion ; Relatively musical sound ; Good smart selection

Nothing

At this price, the Sony won’t be beaten

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: (which.co.uk)

Sony BDP-S4500 review

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The Sony BDP-S4500 is a mid-range Blu-ray player which can play 3D Blu-ray discs and offers smart-TV apps, such as BBC iPlayer and Netflix. It's similar to Sony's BDP-S5500, but lacks that model's wi-fi and screen mirroring. We liked its compact size...

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: Ian Ferguson (s21.com)

Sony BDP-S4500

 

My first upgrade from a bog standard DVD player. Purchased this Blue Ray along with a cheap 5.1 speaker system. The difference in picture & sound quality is remarkable, even on a budget TV. Two niggles I have. Only basic operating manual provided...

Sep, 2015

Consumer review by: Poul (reevoo.com)

Sony BDP-S4500

 

Small and powerful. Love that it streams, too.

Would be slightly better to have it wireless.

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: Nick (reevoo.com)

Sony BDP-S4500

 

Small and compacked

No!

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: James (reevoo.com)

Sony BDP-S4500

 

Easy set up

Sometimes disc hangs in drive, door won't open unless you remove AC and reconnect

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: Joanne (reevoo.com)

Sony BDP-S4500

 

Great good quality product

No bad points it does what it's supposed to.

Sep, 2016

Consumer review by: Albert (reevoo.com)

Sony BDP-S4500

 

Easy to use.

None.

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby TrueHD,DTS-HD
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby TrueHD, DTS-HD

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black
Device type:Blu-ray Player

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):9.5

Ergonomics

Child lock: Yes
Graphical user interface (GUI): Yes
Parental Control: Yes

Media Types

Disc types supported:BD, CD, DVD

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Warranty card: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Digital audio coaxial out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Power consumption (standby):0.2
Power consumption (typical):9.5

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Video

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Deep color support:Y
Deep colour support: Yes
Full HD: Yes
Supported video modes:1080p

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:7.64
Height:1.54
Weight:28.2
Width:9.06